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Ohio Firefighter In Lightning Strike At Stadium Improving

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A Columbus firefighter struck by lightning over the summer continues to improve.
10:31AM
September 9, 2014

A central Ohio firefighter who went into cardiac arrest when lightning struck outside a soccer stadium in June is continuing to improve.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Sees Spike In Respiratory Patients

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Nationwide Children's Hospital has seen an increase in respiratory cases. The increase could be related to an outbreak of an uncommon strain of enterovirus.
4:08PM
September
8, 2014

The number of children being treated at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for respiratory problems increased 20 percent during the last week. So far, doctors have treated about 73 patients.

Franklin County Child Poverty Rates Up

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Kids Count, an annual report released by Children's Defense Fund-Ohio, finds more than a quarter of Franklin County children live in poverty. Forty-five percent of area children receive free or reduced school lunches.
2:28PM
September
8, 2014

The economy may be improving, but the number of local children living in poverty continues to increase.

Prison Inmate Food Vendor Weighs Recommendations

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Food service vendor Aramark says it will implement recent suggestions from a legislative oversight committee to solve problems feeding prison inmates.
3:31PM
September
5, 2014

The private vendor with the contract to feed Ohio prison inmates says it will work with the corrections agency to address several recommendations to fix problems.

CDC, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Make Case To Fight “Superbugs”

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Drug-resistant superbugs of concern to CDC, some members of Congress
10:23AM
September 5, 2014

Health officials say antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise and pose threats that can lead to fatal infections.

Ohio Supreme Court Delivers Blow To AEP In Coal Ruling

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An American Electric Power plant in Conesville, Ohio.
8:03AM
September
4, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with state utility regulators in a dispute with American Electric Power over how much the company can charge customers for coal.

Drone Near An Ohio Hospital Delays ER Helicopter Landing

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10:44AM
August 28, 2014

Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.

Family Of Walmart Shooting Victim To Meet With Fed. Prosecutor

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store earlier this month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
8:21AM
August
28, 2014

The parents of a man fatally shot by police inside a Dayton-area Wal-Mart will meet with a federal prosecutor Thursday to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to handle the shooting investigation and begin a civil rights probe.

Retirement Community Reflects On Legionella Outbreak 1 Year Later

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5:00AM
August 28, 2014

Leaders of a Central Ohio retirement community where six residents died last year from Legionnaires’ disease work to prevent any new outbreak.

Four Killed In Northeast Ohio Plane Crash

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7:29AM
August
26, 2014

Police say a plane has crashed shortly after takeoff at a regional airport, killing four people about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland.